Universal Stainless achieves OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for North Jackson facility

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. – Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. announced that it has achieved OHSAS 18001:2007 certification at its North Jackson, Ohio facility for the occupational health and safety activities related to melting, forging, heat treatment, and finishing metal products. Universal Stainless also has a plant in Dunkirk.

OHSAS 18001:2007 is a process-based certification recognizing organizations that can link business objectives with operating effectiveness. Companies that achieve management system certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 have demonstrated effective implementation of documentation and records management, top management’s commitment to their employees, establishment of clear policy and practice, good planning and implementation, good resource management, efficient health and safety control, measurement and preventive action. Continual improvement has been institutionalized.

Universal Stainless received its certification from SRI Quality System Registrar. A. Joseph Falcsik, SRI’s Vice President, Certification, stated: “We are pleased to acknowledge that Universal Stainless has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system.

OHSAS 18001:2007 certification provides evidence to customers, suppliers, employees, and their community of their commitment to a healthy, safe working environment.”

Dennis Oates, Chairman, president & CEO, commented, “I want to commend the employees for their efforts in achieving this certification. This achievement validates our commitment toward maintaining a healthy, safe working environment which is essential for the success of our North Jackson facility and the continued growth of Universal Stainless. Universal Stainless is committed to achieving health and safety excellence throughout its facilities.”

About Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., headquartered in Bridgeville, Pa.,, manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steels, including stainless steel, tool steel and certain other alloyed steels.

The Company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, power generation, oil and gas, and heavy equipment manufacturing.

Established in 1994, the Company, with its experience, technical expertise, and dedicated workforce, stands committed to providing the best quality, delivery, and service possible. More information is available at www.univstainless.com.